Journal

Domhnall The Distiller

From the outset of the Isle of Harris Distillery project, we have strived to create valuable jobs and bring new skills and opportunities to our island community. 

Service Upon The Sea

As a small island sat off the north-west shoulder of Scotland, our community has a deep connection to the sea.

Shearing Days

A New Ambassador

After many months of searching, we’re delighted to announce the appointment of our new brand ambassador for England.

The Machair Months

Yesterday saw a celebration of the estival solstice, the longest day of the year and the start of summer.

The Spirit Of The Sea

Lying 40 nautical miles west of the Isle of Harris are the magical isles and sea stacs of St. Kilda.

The Isle Of Love

It's often difficult to convey the realities of living on the edge, here in the Outer Hebrides.

Valhalla's Haul

The Peat Cutters

Last Saturday was World Whisky Day, so three of our distillers made for the moors to mark the occasion by “cutting peats” in the way island

Spring Marches On

Common Tern in flight © Lewis Mackenzie 2018

Your Favourite Scottish Gin

Just a few short years ago, few people outside Tarbert could have imagined the Isle of Harris would become widely renowned for making beautiful gin.

Lambing Time

We’ve been enjoying our fair share of spring-like weather this week, a welcome state of affairs after a long, dark winter.

The Island Calendar

The Coastal Spirit

Image © Jim Richardson. www.jimrichardsonphotography.com

Spring Forward

With the clocks changing here in the UK, the first bold buds of new life are beginning to appear at the Isle of Harris Distillery.

The Spark of Spring

This week brought the Vernal Equinox to the northern hemisphere, marking the end of winter and the beginning of spring here in the Outer Hebrides.

The Harris Lavender Martini

Our journey into the joys of the Martini continues this week, an ongoing exploration of the world’s most famous gin cocktail.

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